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Date:      Thu, 30 Apr 2020 17:23:26 -0400
From:      "Vlad D. Markov" <>
To:        Brandon helsley <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Xdm var/log/xdm.log
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On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 19:22:38 +0000
Brandon helsley <> wrote:

> Trying to get through xdm login screen and can't find what's wrong, can't get through. Here's what it says.
> The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports:
> >internal error: could not resolve keysym xf86fullscreen errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the xserver
> Xdm info (pid) 1409 sourcing /usr/local/etc/x11/xdm/xsetup_0
I had a silly xdm problem. I was running xdm on a laptop that had an external monitor attached. I kept the laptop lid closed.

I was convinced xdm didn't work until I opened the lid and saw the logon widget on the laptop's screen.


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